News tagged with health factors

Gene could play role in body's muscle mass

Scientists have identified a gene they think could play a role in determining a person's muscle mass - which is linked to a number of health factors, including how long someone lives.

Jan 09, 2017
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More Africans at risk of chronic illness: WHO

City life and its modern trappings have brought bad habits to developing African nations that will see more die of chronic illness than infectious diseases by 2030, a study showed Tuesday.

Dec 20, 2016
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Regular walking regimen can improve heart health

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, can be combatted by implementing a simple walking regimen. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York found that moderately intensive walking improves ...

Nov 21, 2016
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